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    Illabelle--You are wise to postpone your...

    Illabelle--You are wise to postpone your Cumberland Falls hike until a better, non-flooding time! The 2 mile+ "Moonbow Trail" section of the Sheltowee Trace is exceptionally beautiful. but parts of...
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    Dan--You want a considerably lighter tent than...

    Dan--You want a considerably lighter tent than what you have, one that costs less then $300 and does not require use of trekking poles to set up. You anticipate using it just for yourself, mostly in...
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    Dan--You want a considerably lighter tent than...

    Dan--You want a considerably lighter tent than what you have, one that costs less then $300 and does not require use of trekking poles to set up. You anticipate using it just for yourself, mostly in...
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    Illabelle--I'm glad you find my posts helpful and...

    Illabelle--I'm glad you find my posts helpful and plan to spend a weekend at Cumberland Falls during the coming spring. Let us here on White Blaze know how that goes. Siestita (Chris Daniel)
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    A Good Weekend Cumberland Falls Itinerary

    For additional details about the camp sites and trails mentioned below , please read my previous post about legal camping spots located right outside the Park boundaries.


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    Legal Backcountry Camping Areas Adjoining (But Not Within) Cumberland Falls S. P.

    Illabelle--The small waterfall that your group visited is called "Eagle Falls". That 2 mile "Eagle Falls Trail" loop is is my favorite trail in the Park. I'll present a weekend length Cumberland...
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    illabelle--RRG is the closest backpacking area...

    illabelle--RRG is the closest backpacking area that I can access, but for two night weekend trips I usually prefer to instead drive a bit further south to other parts of the Daniel Boone National...
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    Red River Gorge Possibilities

    I've lived an hour and half east of RRG for the past 44 years. The term "Red River Gorge" (RRG) is sometimes applied to a region considerably larger than just the course of that particular stream....
  9. Is this still news? The date of this item is...

    Is this still news? The date of this item is "Fri., Nov. 2, 2012".
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    Joe Brewer--You may find these prior threads...

    Joe Brewer--You may find these prior threads helpful:

    https://whiteblaze.net/forum/showthread.php/137824-Cpap

    https://whiteblaze.net/forum/showthread.php/136157-cpap-question<!--[if gte mso...
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    I like the approach ULA takes to pack design. I...

    I like the approach ULA takes to pack design. I am very satisfied with the Catalyst that I purchased from them. It's designed to carry a bit more volume and weight than their slightly lighter (and...
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    Your question suggests that if a pack simply has...

    Your question suggests that if a pack simply has a frame (and presumably also a hip belt) then you will inevitably find it comfortable, completely compensating for your back problems. But, framed...
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    Removed duplicate post

    Removed duplicate post
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    "Canít imagine why anyone would ever buy a 1P...

    "Canít imagine why anyone would ever buy a 1P tent, but thatís just me..."

    Like Deadeye I find the regular Rainbow quite roomy. And, I often camp in locations where it...
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    I bought a Rainbow (1 person version) about 12...

    I bought a Rainbow (1 person version) about 12 years ago, shortly after they first appeared on the market. I like it a lot and have used it without problems many, many times, usually doing so here...
  16. Is "socializing" along trails and at shelters a...

    Is "socializing" along trails and at shelters a good idea during the continuing Covid epidemic? This thread may illustrate one reason the ATC has requested that people not do section hikes or thru...
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    Ohio Hiker -- Because you live within two hours...

    Ohio Hiker -- Because you live within two hours of it, the Buckeye Trail could lend itself especially well to you for day trips, weekends, or slightly longer ventures, taken for example in the...
  18. If driving, you'll spend an awful lot of hours on...

    If driving, you'll spend an awful lot of hours on the road in order to get in just 3 or 4 days and nights backpacking. And, if you're like me, you enjoy hiking and back country camping much more...
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    Obviously, you're planning to take the "never...

    Obviously, you're planning to take the "never cook' approach to food. Have you thought through what foods you will carry and what (if any) cold preparation of these you will do? Will you be needing...
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    Whether you amble through the Mount Rogers crest...

    Whether you amble through the Mount Rogers crest zone in a leisurely fashion or hike quickly through it hurrying towards Marion, Damascus, or Hampton, be aware that extensive nuisance bear activity...
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    "I prefer tent camping, I know it isn't allowed...

    "I prefer tent camping, I know it isn't allowed in the park. Also, how long does it take to get get through the park using the trail? What do you think about the scenery once you leave Grayson?"
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    " I think the biggest issue is logistics of getting a ride pack to the truck a t this point lol im convinced to go solo which is what i really wanted to do to start with"

    So, why not do loop...
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    I agree with those who have suggested Knorrs sides and separately "Old Fashioned Oat Meal". These days most Knorrs "rice" items are actually a blend of rice and pasta. Typically their directions...
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    Northern Hiker -- I'/m guessing your club may be...

    Northern Hiker -- I'/m guessing your club may be located at a particular college or university, rather than simply being something "virtual" . Montana is a large state. In what town is your new...
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    These items are listed within your...

    These items are listed within your "Medical/Edmergency" category:

    SOL Bivvy
    Medical Gloves

    I understand why professional first responders carry medical gloves with them and it may be...
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